Chinese American Librarians Association (CALA) Scholarship Committee Calls For 2019 CALA Scholarship Awards Applications

 

Application Deadline: March 5, 2019

Founded in 1973, the Chinese American Librarians Association, an affiliate of American Library Association, is pleased to announce the availability of its 2018-2019 scholarships:

  • The CALA Scholarship of Library and Information Science This scholarship awards $1000 to a full-time student at an ALA-accredited library school.
  • The Sheila Suen Lai Scholarship of Library and Information Science
    This scholarship awards $500 to a full-time student at an ALA-accredited library school.
  • Lisa Zhao Scholarship Fund
    This scholarship awards $500 to a full-time student at an ALA-accredited library school.
  • Lisa Zhao Scholarship Fund
    This scholarship awards $500 to a New Librarians (full-time new librarian with CALA for at least 3 more years)
                                                          

Applicant Eligibility:

These scholarships are designed to encourage professional and leadership development in Chinese American librarianship. They are open to full-time students of Chinese heritage who are currently enrolled in an ALA-accredited master's or doctoral program of library and information science at an institution of higher education in North America (with the exception of The Huang Tso-ping and Wu Yao-Yu Research and Scholarship). The recipient must be enrolled as a full-time student at the time the scholarship is awarded. Applicants may apply for any or all of the scholarships listed above. All scholarships are awarded in U.S. dollars.

To apply, please go to http://www.cala-web.org/awards/cala_scholarships to access the application guidelines, application forms and reference forms. The application deadline is 12 AM Central Time March 5, 2019. The recipients will be announced by April 30, 2019 and the awards will be presented at the CALA Awards Banquet during the 2019 CALA Annual Conference.

If you have any questions, please contact the 2018-2019 CALA Scholarship Committee:
 

Yue Li (yli3@fsu.edu) (Co-Chair)
Daniel Xiao (danxiao@library.tamu.edu) (Co-Chair)
Jia He (jiahe@southalabama.edu)
Hanrong Wang(Hwang@jsu.edu)
Zao Liu(zliu@email.tamu.edu)